Pavan Kumar Varma

Pavan Kumar Varma


Party: Janta Dal (United)

Father's Name: Shri Badri Nath Varma

Mother's Name: Shrimati Shakuntala Varma

Date of Birth: Thursday, November 5, 1953

Birth Place: Nagpur (Maharashtra)

Spouse Name: Shrimati Renuka Varma



State Name: Bihar

Permanent Address: B-61, Paschimi Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. 110057

Present Address: C-1/2, Lodhi Garden, New Delhi

Email Id: pavan[dot]varma[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in

Education Qualifications: B.A. (Hons.) History, LL.B. Educated at St. Stephen's College, New Delhi and University of Delhi Honorary Doctoral Degree by University of Indianapolis

Countries Visited: Travelled almost all over the world as a Member of the Indian Foreign Service

Positions Held: 1985-1988 First Secretary and Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Group of 77 countries, Permanent Mission of India, New York
1992-1993 Press Secretary to the President of India
1997-1998 Joint Secretary and Official Spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs
2001-2003 High Commissioner of India to Cyprus
2004-2005 Director of The Nehru Centre in London
2005-2009 Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R.)
2009-2012 Ambassador of India to Bhutan
2013-2014 Advisor (Cultural) to Chief Minister of Bihar (with rank of Cabinet Minister)
June 2014 Elected to Rajya Sabha
July 2014 onwards Member, Samsad(Court) of Visva Bharati
Sept. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Member, India-China Friendship Group
March 2015 Member, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Mines and Minerals(Development and Regulation) Bill,2015